Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 16th February 2016

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:15am on Tuesday 16th February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud + blue sky
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light
Good
This report
Tuesday 16th February 2016, 9:15am
1cm
Monday 15th February 2016, 10:40am 1cm
Sunday 14th February 2016, 9:12am 0cm
Saturday 13th February 2016, 9:03am 0cm
Friday 12th February 2016, 9:16am 0cm
Thursday 11th February 2016, 9:09am 1cm
Wednesday 10th February 2016, 10:10am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 26cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 39cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 368cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Tuesday 16th February 2016
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

It's a cold morning and there's just a light sprinkling of snow to report. Lots of cloud but also some sunshine this morning. I'd expect some icy scratchy like conditions out on the slopes this morning in particular.

Snow is forecast to be falling today and tomorrow as well and we're hoping for a decent amount out of it as well.

Come Thursday and Friday we're expecting clearer skies once again to be followed by more snow on Saturday.

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Information as of Tuesday 16th February 2016 (subject to change)

All planned lifts are operating this morning.
The Karamatsu pair lift does not operate on weekdays.

Official snow depths:

Utopia: 80cm
Chuo: 140cm
Paradise: 140cm
Uwanodai: 90cm

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6 day Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All planned lifts are operating this morning

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 16th February 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Tuesday 16th February 2016
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Tuesday 16th February 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
16th February 1cm 2cm 50cm
15th February 1cm 20cm 40cm
14th February 0cm 22cm 0cm
13th February 0cm 8cm 0cm
12th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th February 1cm 8cm 0cm
10th February 8cm 18cm 20cm
Previous 7 days total 11cm 78cm 110cm
Previous 14 days total 26cm 83cm 158cm
November observed snowfall total 22cm 20cm 12cm
December observed snowfall total 96cm 281cm 179cm
January observed snowfall total 211cm 118cm 111cm
February observed snowfall total 39cm 181cm 166cm
March observed snowfall total - 103cm 107cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 368cm 703cm 579cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 16th February 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
96cm
[118cm]
211cm
[329cm]
39cm
[368cm]
- - -
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
103cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
166cm
[468cm]
107cm
[575cm]
4cm
[579cm]
0cm
[579cm]
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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